Online dating and its benefits
There are online sites that cater to hookups, sure, but there are also online sites that cater to people looking for long-term relationships.
Once you’re in a relationship with somebody, it doesn’t really matter how you met that other person.
It makes it easier for someone who is looking for something very specific in a partner to find what they are looking for.
It also helps the people who use the apps by allowing them to enjoy a pattern of regular hookups that don’t have to lead to relationships.
The interview has been edited for length and clarity.
You have one of the most unique data sets about modern romance. Well, one of the first things you have to know to understand how dating — or really courtship rituals, since not everyone calls it dating — has changed over time is that the age of marriage in the United States has increased dramatically over time.